Volume 25

July 26, 2021


  1. NO CLASS All Week July 27-30.
  2. Please Complete the following Survey for the CDC:
  3. Tutorial for News Letter
  4. Tools of the Mind link Explore in Child Center.

Movement / Play


  • 3 large cardboard (NOT wooden) blocks
  • 1 small rubber playground ball or small basketball


  1. Children form a line and sit down.
  2. The teacher can be the first “pin setter”.
  3. Teacher arranges the 3 cardboard blocks in any configuration, then first child in line rolls the ball to knock the blocks down.
  4. The “pin setter” collects the ball and takes it to the next person in line.
  5. The child who rolled the ball then becomes the “pin setter”.
  6. Repeat process so each child is able to be both the bowler and the pin setter (or, “roller and stacker” as we call them).

Language / Literacy

  1. Sound Recognition:
    1. Workout and practice letter sounds
    2. Practice daily to strengthen letter sound skills.

Math / Science

  1. M&M Counting Chart
    1. Materials :
      1. 1 bag of M&M’s
    2. Steps
      1. No eating, Tell child i’ts for a math lesson and can eat once done
      2. Use the color wheel on page to group M&M’s by color or make your own.
      3. Have child count how many green ones and red ones and so on. (Help child if needed)
      4. Ask child what their favorite color.

  1. Scientific Drawing (Egg)
    1. Materials
      1. 2 eggs (1 raw 1 hard boil)
        1. Use 5 senses make observation
      2. Crack raw egg in a cup and cut hard boil egg in half
        1. Use 5 senses again
      3. Make 2 drawings before and after with labels

Art / Writing

Feelings Masks

Talk about the different feelings and draw how the mouths would look on a paper plate.  Take turns acting out the different feelings. Reminder for strong emotions: that they come and go.


  • Paper plates
  • Markers
  • Scissor

Social Emotional

Read Aloud: Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang

Questions while reading:

Grumpy Monkey Question Cards

Talk about what things you can do to feel better. Also use chart below.

When I Am- Grumpy Monkey

Problem Solving

 Challenge of the Week:

Make hardboiled eggs together. Boil eggs in boiling water for 15 minutes. (10 minutes)